Doba Faculty introduces online Master’s degree programme

Doba Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Director Jasna Dominko Baloh and Director of Academic affairs Irena Ravnik
Doba Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Director Jasna Dominko Baloh and Director of Academic affairs Irena Ravnik

DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies, a leading online private education institution in South-Eastern Europe, has today introduced its online Master’s degree Programme for the African market.

The Faculty’s flagship course will be the Masters Programme in International Business Management, which will cost KSh406, 117 (U$4.695) per academic year.

The director of the Faculty, Ms Jasna Dominko Baloh, said e-learning would help many people with limited time and finance advance their education from their home countries at affordable fees.

“Online learning is an alternative for those who are unable to attend face to face lectures due to their career or family commitments, such as full-time employed people who want to advance in their career, young adults with active lifestyles and young mothers with limited free time,” Ms Baloh said during a media briefing in Nairobi.

The Faculty is targeting those employed in diplomatic organizations and multinationals, entrepreneurs, middle management, civil servants, alumni of bachelor programmes and young people aged between 19 and 25 years old.


The objective of the Faculty is to prepare students for solving practical business problems and challenges in their future careers, for the challenges of the business world that requires great flexibility and an individual, innovative and creative approach.  European recognized degree.

“We develop professionally successful, personally happy and satisfied graduates, who will contribute to the greater competitiveness of the economy. Our success is the quality knowledge, employability and permanent satisfaction of our alumni.56% of graduates experienced positive changes in their workplace immediately after graduating,” said Ms Baloh.

DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies holds the honour of being the first and only higher education institution in South-Eastern Europe to receive the UNIQUe international certification for quality in e-learning which is awarded by the European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning.

Online learning with DOBA Faculty offers a truly global experience. Students have the opportunity to study in internationally varied groups and work with other students who bring new ideas as well as their own professional and cultural experiences enriching the learning process. This cultural exchange provides added value to our programmes. During the whole programme students are monitored and guided by a tutor, who is available to you 7 days a week.

“Our students have numerous opportunities for networking and strengthening both business and private connections in the European Union and Africa through: the online Master’s programme, various programme-related activities, and active participation in the alumni club,” Ms Baloh said.

The Faculty employs a state-of-the-art virtual learning platform known as the Blackboard Learn to support Online students.  The platform allows students access all information that is needed for the course, including course materials, chat rooms, discussion forums on their computers or mobile phone and tablet.

DOBA is the latest entrant into the market as European-based higher learning institutions are targeting a growing number of people in Africa seeking overseas university degrees by introducing cost-effective online programs for the region.

On the 21st November at 6 PM, there will be a presentation at Nairobi Hilton open to anyone who is interested in studying in exciting new programmes and courses available to all those who are interesting in earning a European recognised Master’s Degree from one of the top European online faculties.




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